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Should I remove FileOpen Client B945?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,389
United States Rank #45,804
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.27 days
538.88 days >
Average installed length: 283.14 days


B945 60.00% 40.00%

FileOpen Client B945

What is FileOpen Client B945?  (from FileOpen Systems)

FileOpen is an encryption and digital rights management software to control access to documents, inside and outside of the enterprise. FileOpen software works with standard document formats and viewers such as Adobe Reader┬« and Microsoft Office┬« to seamlessly manage access without frustrating your users. With flexible ...  Read more


FileOpen Client B945 is a software program developed by FileOpen Systems. The most common release is b945, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 5.72 MB (5,993,896 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 34% of users of FileOpen Client B945 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fileopen.com/request-tech-support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FileOpen\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FileOpen\unins001.exe"
Estimated size: 5.72 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FileOpen Client B945

  • UtilDll.dll - UtilDll Dynamic Link Library (UtilDll Dynamic Link Library - Support for installer)
  • kbdhook.dll - FileOpen Client Security Plug-in Add-on KbdHook (FileOpen PrintScreen Key Hook)
  • fileopenscreenhook32.dll - FileOpen ScreenHook (FileOpen Screen Capture)
  • fileopenmanager32.exe - FileOpen Manager (FileOpen Manager Service)
  • fileopenbroker32.exe - FileOpen Broker
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe
  • fileopen32.sys

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • fileopenmanager32.exe runs as a service named 'FileOpen Manager Service' (FileOpenManager) "FileOpen client manager".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • fileopenbroker32.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FileOpenBroker' which loads as C:\Program Files\FileOpen\Services\FileOpenBroker32.exe.

How do I remove FileOpen Client B945?

You can uninstall FileOpen Client B945 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FileOpen Client B945, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove FileOpen Client B945.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows 10 26.67%
Windows XP 13.33%
Windows Vista 4.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.33%
Windows 8.1 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.96%
  Italy 13.21%
  United Kingdom 9.43%
  Germany 7.55%
  Canada 7.55%
  Singapore 3.77%
  Estonia 3.77%
  Slovenia 1.89%
  South Africa 1.89%
  Qatar 1.89%
  Australia 1.89%
  Sweden 1.89%
  Austria 1.89%
  Portugal 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.50%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
American Megatrends 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
Lenovo 10.00%
Intel 5.00%
Medion 5.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
Apple 2.50%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7646 5.26%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 5.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite L640 2.63%
PCCHIPS M957G 2.63%
Packard Bell IMEDIA X7525... 2.63%


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